Black Prepper https://www.blackprepper.com Black Prepper is dedicated to providing honest and practical preparedness information from the perspective of people of color living in an urban environment. Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:45:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 https://www.blackprepper.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/cropped-BPSolid555-150x150.png Black Prepper https://www.blackprepper.com 32 32 54914247 What NJ’s New Governor Means For Gun Rights https://www.blackprepper.com/what-njs-new-governor-means-for-gun-rights/ https://www.blackprepper.com/what-njs-new-governor-means-for-gun-rights/#respond Wed, 08 Nov 2017 21:06:17 +0000 http://www.blackprepper.com/?p=829 New Jersey’s next governor is a Democrat. This is extremely important when it comes to gun rights in the state. NJ currently has some of the most restrictive gun laws in the country and it’s [...]

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Shellfish Allergy – How I Overcame a Food Allergy https://www.blackprepper.com/how-i-overcame-a-food-allergy/ https://www.blackprepper.com/how-i-overcame-a-food-allergy/#comments Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:57:59 +0000 http://www.blackprepper.com/?p=762 I was always told that I was allergic to shellfish. Because of this, I stayed away from it most of my life. There were occasions where I accidentally ate shrimp and immediately got nauseous and/or threw up. [...]

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Knife Clipped to the Pocket, Don’t Do This https://www.blackprepper.com/knife-clipped-to-the-pocket-dont-do-this/ https://www.blackprepper.com/knife-clipped-to-the-pocket-dont-do-this/#comments Wed, 05 Apr 2017 22:19:12 +0000 http://www.blackprepper.com/?p=692 I used to carry a folding knife clipped to my pants pocket with the clip showing. This is a popular way to carry because it’s easily accessible. The downside is that it’s conspicuous. Just about [...]

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Black Prepper Quick Prep: Get That Bread, There’s a Storm a Coming https://www.blackprepper.com/get-that-bread-theres-a-storm-a-coming/ https://www.blackprepper.com/get-that-bread-theres-a-storm-a-coming/#respond Mon, 13 Mar 2017 18:15:01 +0000 http://www.blackprepper.com/?p=677 Whenever a major storm is about to hit, people flock to the grocery store and clean out the bread aisle. I’ve always wondered what was going on in that aisle. I couldn’t think of why [...]

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Shelter In Place and Getting Out Are The Only 2 Things We Should Prepare For https://www.blackprepper.com/shelter-in-place-and-get-out/ https://www.blackprepper.com/shelter-in-place-and-get-out/#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 20:17:08 +0000 http://www.blackprepper.com/?p=653 A lot of times we hear folks say that they’re preparing for this or that. Sometimes what they’re preparing for gets really specific. The reality is, there are only two things we should be preparing [...]

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Firearm Safety Prevents Accidents and Saves Lives https://www.blackprepper.com/firearm-safety-prevents-accidents/ https://www.blackprepper.com/firearm-safety-prevents-accidents/#respond Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:34:51 +0000 http://www.blackprepper.com/?p=434 It seems like everyday we hear about an “accidental” shooting. I consider these incidents of careless misuse that are avoidable. A true firearm accident is when there is some kind of failure or malfunction of firearm, round [...]

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Realistically, Are You Really Prepared? https://www.blackprepper.com/realistically-are-you-really-prepared/ https://www.blackprepper.com/realistically-are-you-really-prepared/#respond Mon, 30 Jan 2017 05:00:02 +0000 http://www.blackprepper.com/?p=588 We call ourselves preppers and say that we are going to stock up on canned food and extra water. But are you really prepared if all of life’s luxuries are taken away? How will you [...]

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Gas Tank Should Never Be Empty https://www.blackprepper.com/gas-tank-should-never-be-empty/ https://www.blackprepper.com/gas-tank-should-never-be-empty/#respond Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:37:27 +0000 http://www.blackprepper.com/?p=542 When it comes to winter, things that we can get away with in warmer weather can be dangerous, if not deadly. Running out of gas is one of them. It is never fun, neither is [...]

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Prepper’s New Year’s Resolutions https://www.blackprepper.com/preppers-new-years-resolution/ https://www.blackprepper.com/preppers-new-years-resolution/#respond Wed, 04 Jan 2017 19:46:52 +0000 http://www.blackprepper.com/?p=515 Every January, we make resolutions for the new year. Some of us want to lose weight, quit smoking, save more money or just generally have a better and more successful year than the last. By [...]

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Is the Smart Gun Practical For Self-Defense https://www.blackprepper.com/is-the-smart-gun-practical-for-self-defense/ https://www.blackprepper.com/is-the-smart-gun-practical-for-self-defense/#respond Fri, 06 Nov 2015 20:59:51 +0000 http://www.blackprepper.com/?p=416 There is increasing talk about smart guns being sold in the US lead by New Jersey lawmakers. The main arguments used for the smart gun are to reduce accidents and suicides. The idea of a smart [...]

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